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Easter report from Nicola Blatchford

Nicola Blatchford, Australian Junior, has written a report on the happenings at Easter 2015 in South Australia. Check it out here. (pdf 5mb)

JWOC Team 2015

Following the conclusion of the Easter Carnival Orienteering Australia has announced the team that will represent Australia at the Junior World Orienteering Championships  to be held in Rauland, Norway 5th July-10th July Women –  Nicola …
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Level O Coaching Accreditation

Orienteering Australia has produced a Course Outline for a Level O Coach accreditation training course and an outline of the process for teachers (primary and secondary), sports coaches, community and recreational people to be able to …
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Sprint Sydney Weekend- NOL events

National Orienteering League Sprint Sydney Weekend March 7th and 8th The Queensland Cyclones (Yasi) were successful in the Sprint Relay held at Sydney University. The two favored teams were the Canberra Cockatoos (Gang Gangs) team …
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Australian Three Days – Standard Entries Closing March 1st

Australian Three Days Standard Entries are closing soon – Sunday March 1st. This Three Day event (3rd  to 6th April) begins with an urban event in Jamestown, followed by three bush events in mallee areas east …
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OA National Squads 2015

Orienteering Australia National Squads have been selected by the High Performance coaches. Athletes who have applied to be part of the squad structure have been assessed on their performances during 2014 and including the World …
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2015 Australian MTBO WOC/JWOC Selection Races/NSW MTBO Championship

The Australian MTBO selection trials for the World Championships (WOC & JWOC) in the Czech Republic in August will be held on March 21-22 in Newcastle, with 3 races (middle, sprint and long). This event …
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World Cup Wrap Up: Australian Team Finishes Strongly at Long Distance

The Long, (10th January) The long distance held on the final day of the 2015 Orienteering World Cup in Tasmania saw the Australian team finish its campaign strongly. Julian Dent, 13th, (1:29.22) and Hanny Allston, …
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Australian World Cup Orienteering Team Ready to Shine in Tasmania; January 2-10, 2015.

With Round One of the 2015 Orienteering World Cup about to commence on the 2nd of January, beginning with the sprint qualification at Cataract Gorge Launceston Tasmania, the Australian team of 12 women and 11 …
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WOC 2015 OA Selection Criteria-Nomination Form

Orienteering Australia selection criteria for World Orienteering Championships in Inverness, Scotland- 31st July-7th August 2015 are now available WOC 2015 Selection Criteria Online “WOC 2015 Athlete Nomination Form” is available here http://goo.gl/forms/CTPWrqjjmK Nominations to be submitted by …
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Australian Three Days 2015 South Australia – Early Bird Entries Close December 31st

The 2015 Australian 3 Days will be back in South Australia from the 3rd – 6th April 2015. This traditional Easter orienteering event will begin with the Prologue in Jamestown using a newly mapped area …
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OA High Performance News December 2014

OA High Performance News December 2014 JWOC Selection Criteria have been available for a while and nominations must be made to Chair of the Junior Selection Panel, Jan Hardy janhardy@iprimus.com.au  by 31st December 2014. OA …
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Australian Team- 2015 Aus-NZ Challenge

The Australian team to compete against NZ at the Oceania Championships to be help in Tasmania in conjunction with the World Cup is listed below. Felicity Crosato has been appointed as the Manager of the …
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Coaching News

OA is organising two very significant events as part of our plan to increase the number of qualified coaches within each state and also to develop a greater knowledge of how successful orienteering countries structure …
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Survey – Have your say

Orienteering Australia is seeking your input for a media and communications paper which will be presented at the OA conference in early December. We would appreciate you taking 5-10 minutes to complete the online survey. Your input …
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AusChamps 2015 Entries Now Open

From Orienteering Victoria: The Australian Orienteering Championships Carnival will be held in and around Ballarat in just six months’ time!  We are pleased to announce the launch of the carnival website, which is the place to head …
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National Orienteering League points at the end of the Easter carnival

National League – male teams Total Canberra Cockatoos ACT 45 NSW Stingers NSW 41 Victorian Nuggets VIC 36 Southern Arrows SA 29 Queensland Cyclones QLD 27 Tassie Foresters TAS 14 Western Nomads WA 13 Female …
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Photo albums from Easter Carnival in South Australia

South Australia Easter Carnival photo albums by John Harding: http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/3-April-2015-Easter-Prologue/ http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/4-April-2015-Day-1-Easter-3/ http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/5-April-2015-day-2-Easter-3/ http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/6-April-2015-day-3-Easter-3/ Presentations on day 3: http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/6-April-2015-Easter-3-Day/ OA AGM and presentation of annual awards at the dinner: http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/5-April-2015-OA-AGM/ Tony Hill’s photo gallery: http://tonyhill.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/2015-Australian-3-Days-South-A/

NOL standings after Day 1 of Easter 2015

Teams National League – male teams Total NSW Stingers NSW 30 Victorian Nuggets VIC 27 Canberra Cockatoos ACT 27 Queensland Cyclones QLD 25 Southern Arrows SA 17 Tassie Foresters TAS 10 Western Nomads WA 7 …
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Passing of Robyn Cameron

Sad news from Orienteering Victoria: Robyn Cameron died suddenly at home in Wodonga last Friday night (27th March), aged 71. Until the last few years when accumulated health issues intervened, Robyn and husband Hugh had …
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Part-time Administration Officer sought by Orienteering Australia

The Australian Government in May 2014 announced a new $100 million project over two and a half years called Sporting Schools (SS) to replace the Active After Schools Care (AASC) program which ceased in December …
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Embargoed areas near Ballarat for the 2015 Australian Championships Carnival and the 2015 Australian Secondary Schools Championships

Embargoed areas near Ballarat for the 2015 Australian Championships Carnival and the 2015 Australian Secondary Schools Championships: Please alert your club/team members. Enquiries, or to notify any suspected transgressions: markhennessy@bigpond.com or mobile 0419 559 129. The …
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World Masters Orienteering Championships 2015 entry deadline approaching

The next entry deadline for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2015 to be organized in Gothenburg, Sweden is approaching: it is still possible to enter with the 70 EUR accreditation fee until 31 March! Please …
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Minister for Sport releases new ASC Participation strategy

From the ASC: Today the Minister for Sport, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, launched the Australian Sport Commission’s new participation game plan, Play.Sport.Australia. This plan sets out the Australian Government’s big picture vision for boosting …
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Orienteering Australia AGM and committee meetings, 4 & 5 April

Saturday 4 April: OA Committee meetings, Jamestown Community School, Ayr St, Jamestown (also known as the Wilkins Highway), at the junction with Humphris Terrace. Parking available in school car parks off Ayr St in the …
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2015 MTBO National League commences in Newcastle next weekend

The first 2015 MTBO National League event takes place this coming weekend March 21-22 with 3 individual events being conducted just west of Newcastle, NSW.  The long distance event on Saturday afternoon is based at …
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